Occupational Employment Statistics


11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate transportation, storage, or distribution activities in accordance with organizational policies and applicable government laws or regulations. Includes logistics managers.

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 13016$42.27/hr$26.29/hr$29.40/hr$40.50/hr$53.44/hr$63.06/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities1,060$44.59/hr
Financial ActivitiesN/A$38.32/hr
Professional and Business Services260$59.95/hr
Education and Health Services40$37.25/hr
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Other Services20$36.34/hr
Public Administration280$50.32/hr
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Northeast Balance of State 20$47.67/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 30$36.77/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 40$44.21/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 50$42.51/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 60$43.79/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 60$36.59/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 60$38.83/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 80$37.35/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 100$40.48/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 100$37.28/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 120$50.35/hr11.8%
Northwest Minnesota 130$40.50/hr11.4%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 130$49.86/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 140$39.75/hr9.0%
Central Minnesota 150$40.21/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 190$38.73/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,590$49.64/hr6.0%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 1,680$49.33/hrN/A
Minnesota 2,260$46.96/hr7.0%

Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -
Managers, All Other 9,350$58.02/hrN/A
Logisticians 3,020$34.78/hr9.6%
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents 320$35.83/hr-15.9%
General and Operations Managers 46,440$45.84/hr7.4%
Purchasing Managers 2,140$54.84/hr6.8%
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 24,660$32.24/hr7.9%
Administrative Services Managers 6,700$44.87/hr7.9%
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 3,360$37.82/hr5.4%
Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 4,250$21.53/hr-2.7%
Sales Managers 11,120$58.06/hr6.1%

  • Plan, organize, or manage the work of subordinate staff to ensure that the work is accomplished in a manner consistent with organizational requirements.
  • Monitor operations to ensure that staff members comply with administrative policies and procedures, safety rules, union contracts, environmental policies, or government regulations.
  • Supervise the work of logistics specialists, planners, or schedulers.
  • Direct distribution center operation to ensure achievement of cost, productivity, accuracy, or timeliness objectives.
  • Direct or coordinate the activities of operations department to obtain use of equipment, facilities, or human resources.
  • Serve as contact persons for all workers within assigned territories.
  • Supervise the activities of workers engaged in receiving, storing, testing, and shipping products or materials.
  • Direct inbound or outbound logistics operations, such as transportation or warehouse activities, safety performance, or logistics quality management.
  • Schedule or monitor air or surface pickup, delivery, or distribution of products or materials.
  • Resolve problems concerning transportation, logistics systems, imports or exports, or customer issues.